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After an 11-year-old receives his first eye exam ever, his mother is shocked at her son’s poor vision — but the patient is all smiles. A mother's resistance to glasses is quickly overturned when she saw what her son...
Five days after emboli were found during fundus exam, one 71-year-old patient still hasn’t visited the ER — despite urgent warnings from the eye doctor. This patient is clearly in dire need of seeing the ER, but will not...
An optometrist suspects that a 71-year-old’s eye pain and pressure is more than just dry eye and sinus issues. Something didn't feel right that led this optometrist to further explore her patient's diagnosis. It proves that it is always best...
With four infant patients with aphakia on the schedule, this unexpected tool is sure to make the exams go smoother. How do you manage young patients? Read & Comment on ODs on Facebook  
What a patient first describes as a jump rope turns out to be a bungee cord! An optometrist reminds the community to always dilate when this fundus image reveals what can happen after one patient gets hit with a...
Would you have recognized the signs of malignant hypertension that exacerbated this patient’s kidney failure? This OD identified a serious medical condition that landed a patient in ICU and saved his life! Read & Comment on ODs on Facebook  
Find out what your colleagues are saying about the big news, with links to coverage and videos.  FDA approves Avedro's Photrexa® Viscous, Photrexa® and KXL® System for use in corneal cross-linking. The first and only FDA approved therapeutic treatment...
8-year-old white female has a history of mild conjunctivitis for 2 years off and on. She was 2020 OU 6 months ago with a normal cornea. After looking at this picture from her current exam, OD's let us know...
A win for optometry for the day! A 37-year old that presented for a diabetic exam indicating what I diagnosed as lipemia retinalis. I sent the patient for a lab work up including triglycerides and cholesterol. What happened next...
A superior retinal detachment on one patient and wet AMD on another keeps one OD busy on a Friday before Memorial Day weekend. Read & Comment on ODs on Facebook